desu

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese です ‎(desu, be), a term found most often at the end of a sentence.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

desu ‎(comparative more desu, superlative most desu)

  1. (slang, humorous, often of media) Stereotypically Japanese.
    This anime girl is too desu.

Interjection[edit]

desu

  1. (slang, humorous, affectionate) Used at the end of a sentence to imitate Japanese sentence structure.
    I’m not cute desu!
    • 2002 March 20, Mahoronyan [username], “Re: I was wrong about Kokoro Library...”[1], rec.arts.anime.misc, Usenet:
      My contribution desu.
    • 2003 January 30, Ethan Hammond, “Re: Nuku Nuku DVD Impressions”[2], rec.arts.anime.misc, Usenet:
      Freaky desu.
    • 2006 February 22, sanjian [username], “Re: FMA 47 - Sealing the Homunculus”[3], rec.arts.anime.misc, Usenet:
      Awww, but it was just getting fun, desu.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:desu.

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

desu

  1. rōmaji reading of です

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

desu f

  1. accusative singular form of desa
  2. instrumental singular form of desa
  3. genitive plural form of desa